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Sneak Attack Saison - 21st Amendment Brewery

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422 Ratings

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Ratings: 422
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 14
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
21st Amendment Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Hoptometrist on 01-04-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

12 oz can, 2013 edition, poured into a goblet

Appearance: Pours a pretty, clear, golden, straw color with a quarter of a finger of white head that quickly dissolved into an extremely thin halo of foam that gripped the sides of the glass and formed a few wispy clouds that sat atop of the beer.

Aroma: Nice aromas of Belgian yeast, banana, clove, barnyard, malt and freshly baked sourdough bread and honey.

Taste: Great! Strong flavors of citrus (orange and grapefruit) mixed with lightly toasted malt. There are notes of spices such as black pepper, coriander, clove, and Belgian yeast. Finally, there’s a little honey-like sweetness to round everything out. Delicious!

Mouthfeel: Crisp and very effervescent due to a lot of carbonation. With an ABV of 6.2%, there is no presence of alcohol on the palate.

Overall: This is a very good American version of a Belgian Saison, and is the beer that made me a fan of Saisons. Big flavors, nicely balanced to make a delicious, refreshing quaff. I love this beer!

Jeffreysan, Thursday at 01:51 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Swithin, Sep 06, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +39.4%

devjenks, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

Diggy, Aug 28, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev +3.1%

Kyle_Rampage, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Smooth and citrusy is a nice combo after a hard days work

slader, Aug 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

malfunxion, Aug 21, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -3.7%

Wayne17, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

rojapa, Aug 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15%

zestar, Aug 04, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

wildcatboy, Jul 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

imbuckeye, Jul 13, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

f_raud, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

bryanpistole, Jul 07, 2014
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3.54/5  rDev +0.3%

A - pale yellow, translucent, 2 finger head
S - sharp aromatic smell of fruits, cardamom is very dominant, can detect some other spices, underlying smell of banana, slight nutty smell
T - very sweet, strong taste of cardamom, pineapple and bananas, very slight bitterness left on the palette that follows the sweetness
M - watery and light, sharp taste
O - The cardamom is very strong here and doesn't leave much taste/smell other things, which is both a good and bad thing. I enjoyed this beer overall and would drink it again. I personally really liked how the beer smelled and tasted. The strong cardamom was welcoming with the fruity and nutty undertones being barely present but still existing. Good saison overall.

mthomp081, Jul 06, 2014
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3.1/5  rDev -12.2%

A-Funny can art. Pours a lightly hazy yellow with a thinner, white head. Soft on the lace.

S-Aroma is heavy with the pungent cardamom. That combined it's the Belgian yeast makes for one spicy, clovey aroma. Some peppery aromas, too. Somewhat fruity.

T-Cardamom, clove, pepper. Light fruity notes with some grassy hops as well. The spices are too bold.

M-Medium bodied, well carbonated. A bit of a lingering feel to it.

O-Was not a big fan of this. Not into all the spice flavor. It takes away from the other elements of the beer.

VelvetExtract, Jul 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

LakerLeith, Jun 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

JDeming, Jun 27, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

waughbrew, Jun 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Twotonsandwich, Jun 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Rmoore13, Jun 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Drknight, Jun 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

ottstinate, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Patrick777, Jun 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

Dchou, Jun 22, 2014
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Sneak Attack Saison from 21st Amendment Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 422 ratings.